tisements. He found out they knew me, and
praised me hugely; said I was �a good Latin
scholar!� This Phillips is a kindly,
sawney-speaking fellow with an inventive ge-
nius. He is going in for a washing-machine
and Cahill predicts he�ll be a richer man
than any boarder in the house in a year or
two. Likely enough. Queer, anomalous charac-
teristics men do possess.
15. Tuesday. Addey called for copy. Writing.
Out for an hour. Down-town by 4, to �Mo-
mus� Office, �Courier� and �Nic-nax.� Returned
up-town with Haney, he supped with me,
stayed an hour and then we went to 745.
The girls, Jack and, later, pater and mater-
familias present. Sally�s 19th birthday to-
morrow. Haney is trying to get �on� the �Tri-
bune� as mail-editor.
16. Wednesday. Writing during the morning.
Down-town during the afternoon, to �Momus�
Office. Addey and Briggs there, latter in a
cloak, writing and looking foxy. Writing
all the evening till 12 and later.
17. Thursday. Early morning walk to 10th
street. Down-town with Bowman; to Harper�s
with story. Talking with John Bonner and
Nordhoff when Bellew came. Together we found